FILAPROPTM polypropylene suture is a non-absorbable, sterile surgical suture made of an isotactic crystalline stereoisomer of polypropylene, a synthetic linear polyolefin. The suture is pigmented blue to enhance visibility. FILAPROPTM is also offered in Less Memory Tray (LMT) as well as in long folders to avoid the memory effect.

The Meril Cardiovascular Suture Range presents a broad spectrum of finer polypropylene sutures and even includes those with pledgets (FILAPROPTM P)

Indications

  • Cardiovascular
  • Ophthalmic
  • Neurological procedures

Advantages

  • Smooth passage through tissue
  • Excellent knot run down and security
  • Minimal acute inflammatory reaction in tissues
  • Unsurpassed strength
  • Optimal elasticity and elongation properties

Product overview

Structure Monofilament
Colour Blue
Chemical composition Polypropylene
Sizes USP 10 / 0 (metric 0.2) - USP 2 (metric 5)
Sterilisation Ethylene oxide